Roux, J.P. (2009)
Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighbouring islands
Description of the genus
Rhizome erect or creeping. Fronds pinnately compound, basiscopically developed, with pinnae or ultimate segments never articulated and with a coloured (whitish, pale- or orange-yellow) powdery indumentum on the underside.. Sori borne on vein endings near the margins, usually covered by a continuous indusium formed from the reflexed margin.
Worldwide: c.15 species, predominantly in northern temperate regions, with a few in tropical and S Africa
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Other sources of information about Aleuritopteris:ePIC
(electronic Plant Information Center): AleuritopterisFlora Zambesiaca
web site: AleuritopterisGoogle
(Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for AleuritopterisIPNI
(International Plant Names Index): AleuritopterisKew Herbarium catalogue
Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings, 2002-13
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. & Ballings, P.
. Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Aleuritopteris.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=28, retrieved 24 May 2013